Royal Artillery/Royal Horse Artillery - Roll of Honour, 1939-47

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  1. ramacal

    ramacal 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Hi Jasem,

    This photo was taken by another Member of this Forum whilst visiting Crete. I happen to have a copy of the history of the Northumberland Hussars and will see if there is more information about Frederick Gray.

    Regards,

    Rob.
     
  2. Jasem Kashani

    Jasem Kashani New Member

    Hi Rob,

    Any information would be much appreciated, thank you.

    My mum, nan, and great-nan (as I called her!) visited Crete in the mid 60s, but my mum (Dawn) born in 1960 was very young & cannot remember the visit. As I say it's great to see the memorial is still in lovely condition, and Souda Bay looks beautiful. We will visit again as a family in the next couple of years I hope.

    The family would love any info that was available on his deployment to Crete. It was a grim affair from the small amount I've read on the battle, and my nan (Valerie) always spoke of her disquiet at the details she had learned; but I never really wanted to ask many questions.

    Thanks for your reply, and Kind Regards,

    Jasem
     
  3. ramacal

    ramacal 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    For Jasem,

    Bombadier Gray's death is mentioned in the book and the Roll of Honour for the Northumberland Hussars.

    It may enable you to try and identify the area where he was killed in action. I hope you get the opportunity to get back to Crete again with your family.

    Kind regards,

    Rob

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  4. ramacal

    ramacal 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: EPTON, Fred
    Rank: Gunner
    Service No: 826851
    Date of Death: 15/1/1946
    Age: 33
    Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
    Unit: 427 Battery, (21st Battalion, City of London Regiment) 129 L.A.A. Regiment
    Grave Reference:
    Cemetery: LINCOLN (NEWPORT) CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Son of George Harriet Epton: Husband of Rachel Irene Epton of Bracebridge, Lincoln.

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  5. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Gunner SMITH, CHARLES JOHN
    Service Number 1727704

    Died 03/04/1941

    Aged 31

    185 Bty. 62 Lt. A.A. Regt.
    Royal Artillery

    Son of Charles John and Matilda Smith; husband of Rosina Eleanor Smith, of Walthamstow.


    INSCRIPTION
    GREATER LOVE THAN THIS NO MAN HATH, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
     

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  6. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Gunner LEIGH, GEORGE WILLIAM
    Service Number 1526146

    Died 07/07/1944

    Aged 27

    18 Lt. A.A. Regt.
    Royal Artillery

    Son of George and Beatrice Leigh, of Walthamstow; husband of Violet Leigh. of Walthamstow.


    INSCRIPTION
    GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN
     

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  7. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Bombardier JACKSON, PERCY LESLIE
    Service Number 1507109

    Died 24/07/1945

    Aged 26

    Royal Artillery

    Son of Percy and Agnes Elizabeth Jackson, of Walthamstow.


    INSCRIPTION
    LES" PASSED PEACEFULLY AWAY TO JOIN HIS DEAR PARENTS, AGNES AND PERCY JACKSON. R.I.P.
     

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  8. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Gunner NEAL, WILLIAM WALTER
    Service Number 1443959

    Died 17/02/1941

    167 Bty., 59 H.A.A. Regt.
    Royal Artillery
     

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  9. ramacal

    ramacal 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Gunner: CLARKE, ALFRED JOHN DOUGLAS
    Service Number: 902982
    Died: 09/10/1944
    Aged: 23
    Service: Royal Artillery
    Unit: and No. 2
    Commando
    TIRANA PARK MEMORIAL CEMETERY
    ALBANIA


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  10. ramacal

    ramacal 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Lieutenant: COYLE, JAMES ALBERT
    Service Number: 255389
    Died: 09/10/1944
    Service: Royal Artillery
    Unit: and No. 2
    Commando
    TIRANA PARK MEMORIAL CEMETERY
    ALBANIA


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  11. PackRat

    PackRat Well-Known Member

    Roll of Honour - 130th (Lowland) Field Regiment RA - First Arakan Campaign

    Not sure if this Roll of Honour would be of use in the project - I just found it in "Account of operations of 130th (Lowland) Field Regiment in the Arakan campaign 1942 Nov - 1943 May, by Colonel R. A. G. Nicholson" (National Archives Ref. CAB 106/23), which seems to be a private history typed up in 1943. It gives the name/rank/service number of the men killed, along with their Troop/Battery and the date/place/nature of the casualty along with next of kin information and addresses.

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  12. ryan goodheart

    ryan goodheart New Member

     
  13. ryan goodheart

    ryan goodheart New Member

    This is my great grandad I was wondering if anyone had any information on him or on he's cores off death
     
  14. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

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  15. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    Ryan

    England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
    Name: Charles S Goodheart
    Death Age: 37
    Birth Date: abt 1904
    Registration Date: Sep 1941
    Registration district: Devizes
    Inferred County: Wiltshire
    Volume: 5a
    Page: 219

    Contact the Registrars office of birth, deaths & marriages in Devizes, give them the details above and ask them for a copy of his death certificate, there will be a cost but it will tell you his cause of death

    UK, Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945
    Name: Charles Goodheart
    Given Initials: C S
    Rank: Gunner
    Death Date: 17 Aug 1941
    Number: 1813322
    Birth Place: London N
    Residence: London N
    Branch at Enlistment: Royal Artillery
    Theatre of War: United Kingdom
    Regiment at Death: Royal Artillery
    Branch at Death: Royal Artillery

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  16. ryan goodheart

    ryan goodheart New Member

  17. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    The cemetery has now been turned into a wild life park.
    However I managed to find the original headstone.

    Private SMITH, WILLIAM JOSEPH
    Service Number 6015917

    Died 20/05/1940

    Aged 23

    441 Bty., 64 (1/6th Bn. The Essex Regt.) Searchlight Regt.
    Royal Artillery

    Son of Matthew and Elizabeth Smith, of Stepney; husband of Emily Elizabeth Smith, of Wortham, Suffolk.
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  18. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria. Patron

    Major GRAY, THOMAS PATRICK
    Service Number 94441

    Died 12/09/1946

    Royal Artillery

    Buried at DALSTON BURIAL GROUND

    Location: Cumberland, United Kingdom

    Cemetery/memorial reference: Ward 5. Sec. C. Grave 60.
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  19. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria. Patron

    Gunner FIELD, GEORGE ALFRED
    Service Number 993963

    Died 02/04/1943

    Royal Artillery

    Buried at DALSTON BURIAL GROUND

    Location: Cumberland, United Kingdom

    Cemetery/memorial reference: Ward 5. Sec. B. Grave 2.
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  20. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria. Patron

    Remembered Dalston burial Ground Cumbria.

    Serjeant LITTLE, BEN

    Service Number 879201

    Died 05/07/1945

    Aged 23

    Royal Artillery

    attd. 10 H.A.A. Regt.,
    Royal Indian Artillery

    Son of Annie Little, of Dalston, Cumberland; husband of Dorothy Little, of Dalston.

    INSCRIPTION
    IN LOVING MEMORY OF BEN, HUSBAND OF DOROTHY LITTLE, DALSTON, CUMBERLAND ENGLAND

    Buried at RANCHI WAR CEMETERY

    Location: India

    Cemetery/memorial reference: 9. A. 2.
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